Hart had been one of those students and he never forgot the experience.
The band features songs from their respective repertoires as well as new songs written by Jerry Garcia's songwriting companion Robert Hunter.
Before joining the Grateful Dead, Mickey Hart and his father, Leonard Hart, a champion rudimental drummer, owned and operated Hart Music, selling drums and musical instruments in San Carlos, California.
His travels and his interest on the history and traditions him to collect percussion instruments. He is best known as one of the two drummers of drumming throughout history.